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WATCH: Ryan Coogler, John David Washington, Tichina Arnold and more at the AAFCA Awards

The 10th annual AAFCA Awards went down Wednesday night in Los Angeles and TheGrio was on deck for the star-studded affair that featured appearances...
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New Way To Play: Johnny Wright and friends embark on a glamping getaway

Johnny Wright is always looking for a good time, great food and new way to play.
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Black Glam: Celebrity makeup artist Valente Frazier on being bold and beautifying Tyra Banks

Sometimes, great artists inspire a new legion of creatives and that's exactly what happened for the subject of the latest installment of Black Glam....

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Lindsay Lohan faced heated backlash when it seemed as if she took to Instagram to slam Tamar Braxton’s Celebrity Big Brother win.
Details about the investigation into the racist and homophobic attack against Jussie Smollett are getting complicated.According to reports, the two men who were captured on surveillance footage the night of the Streeterville attack were met by police at O'Hare...

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Iconic Chanel designer  Karl Lagerfeld has died at 85

Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high...

White man sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Black men after Hurricane Katrina

A white man was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, for shooting three...
DeVon Franklin

DeVon Franklin on ‘The Truth About Men’ and how he’s spending Valentine’s Day with wife, Meagan Good

DeVon Franklin is known for his work as a producer, a minister, motivational speaker, and...
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#WeAreBlackLove, Part 1: Meet Christina and Deja

February is all about L-O-V-E! And theGrio's We Are Black Love series is designed to celebrate...
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The University of the Virgin Islands becomes the first HBCU to offer students free tuition

The University of the Virgin Islands is the first four-year university to offer students in the island or territory free tuition, thus making the institution the first four-year historically Black college or university to do so.

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NBA, FIBA set to launch league in Africa — with assist from Obama

The NBA and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), have joined forces to bring a basketball...

‘High Flying Bird’ actress Sonja Sohn: Athletes should “adopt whole neighborhoods”

Actress Sonja Sohn (The Chi, The Wire) is starring in a new Netflix basketball drama,...
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Steph Curry names his favorite basketball movie and the director’s reaction is priceless

 After this weekend's NBA All Star game, Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry sat for a...
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Olympic gold medalist fights against rules requiring her use of testosterone lowering drugs

A South African athlete is fighting against a court ruling that would require her to...
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Team LeBron rallies to beat Team Giannis, 178-164

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeBron James was trading lob passes with Dwyane Wade again, one last time....

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#BlackBoyJoy: Three suburban D.C. brothers get their candles into Macy’s stores nationwide

Some people spend all their lives trying to become successful entrepreneurs, but three young Washington-area...
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GM poised to lay off more than 4,000 workers on Monday

As federal workers across the country struggle to regain traction after the government shutdown, General Motors workers are bracing for massive layoffs set to start at the top of the week.
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Black bartender alleges she was fired from Kid Rock’s restaurant for sporting an afro

Carinne Silverman-Maddox, a Black bartender, says she was suspended and fired from a Detroit restaurant owned by singer Kid Rock for wearing her hair in an afro.
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‘Zandra Treat Yo Self’: Teen entrepreneur lands deal with Target to sell her natural skincare products

Target is bringing more black girl magic to the masses after an 18-year-old entrepreneur landed...
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Corporation Oracle owes $400 million to women and minority workers

The Labor Department has revealed that computer technology corporation, Oracle has withheld $400 million in wages from unrepresented employees, including women, Black and Asian workers.